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Leaving Yahoo! (by Jeremy Zawodny) – this is big, as Jeremy bleeds purple. Jeremy Zawodny is to Yahoo! what Matt Cutts would be to Google. Jeremy was active in the MySQL community. The Jeremy Zawodny blog one has helped build relationships for Yahoo! in the developer community and attract potential employees to the company. The departure of Jeremy Zawodny hints at not everything being ok in the big Y!.
Google lets users measure the power of words – By Eric Auchard SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Number-crunchers can rejoice as Google Inc offers deeper access to the underlying figures for users’ Web searches, giving some insight into trends based on the relative popularity of various words.
Yiying Lu – the creator of Twitter’s failwhale illustration to show when the service infrastructure is overloaded
Digital Evangelist: More bad news for Mobile Services – interesting piece on mobile banking
PR Squared: A Radical Suggestion for the Social Media Release – I’m not sure about this one
Strong Pound Tips – eBay produced guide to getting the most from their service
Techdirt: CDs Have Another Thing To Fear: Vinyl? – the long march of vinyl back to dominance, listeners of the world throw off your digital shackles
Traffic map by the guys at Capital Radio – Many of the people who created this are former Yahoos
Communities Dominate Brands: The country with largest social networking migration is not South Korea or Japan or Scandinavia, it is the Philippines – Asian countries show us the way. More related content here.
Minamoto Kitchoan Home Page – amazing Japanese sweets in Piccadilly
Community news – Ubuntu Eee – fast optimised Ubuntu install for the Asus eeePC now available
Web of no web
TG4 Online – Irish TV station with an equivalent service to the iPlayer